SEPTEMBER 2009

Waste Services has strong second quarter

Waste Services, Inc. announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009. On an adjusted basis, fully diluted earnings per share were $0.100 for the quarter as compared to $0.125 in the second quarter of 2008. Revenue for the quarter was $107.5 million compared to $128.3 million for the same quarter in 2008. Reported income from continuing operations before taxes for the quarter was $6.0 million as compared to income in the comparative period of $9.0 million.

For the six month period ended June 30, 2009, fully diluted adjusted earnings per share were $0.131 as compared to $0.152 in the corresponding period of 2008. Revenue was $203.3 million compared to $244.9 million in 2008.